Category Archives: Eurosatory

INDRA SIGNS A CONTRACT TO PROVIDE THE GERMAN NAVY’S NEW K130 CORVETTES WITH ITS RIGEL ELECTRONIC DEFENSE SYSTEMS

· It is a state-of-the-art solution that incorporates the most advanced digital reception technology to guarantee maximum detection range and sensitivity and to counteract any radar signal · It provides a remarkable superiority to operate in the most complex environments, … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT to deliver Electro-Optical System, ARGOS–II HD, to ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH for the use in the German Federal Police helicopter fleet

HENSOLDT’s Optronics business line has been selected by ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH for a three-year supply contract to deliver EO/IR systems to a central European NATO MoI end-user. The EO/IR system of choice, the ARGOS-II HD, will form part of … Continue reading

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UNDER A CONTRACT with the European Space Agency (ESA), INDRA DEVELOPS TECHNOLOGY TO GIVE DIRECT EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITE ACCESS TO ORGANIZATIONS

· They will gain intermediary-less and near real-time access to images of any point on the planet and glean essential information for the security or success of their business operations · Indra is reducing the infrastructure necessary to receive and … Continue reading

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Sustainable tactical data communication: HENSOLDT presents the first modified MIDS terminal to the The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw)

With this upgrade, the sensor solution house supports the Bundeswehr in continuing to comprehensively fulfill its military mission in the future as part of a data network. Taufkirchen, Germany, 20th July 2018 – Since the beginning of the millennium, the … Continue reading

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MARKSMANSHIP TRAINING TOOLS–FN EXPERT EUROSATORY 2018 (Continued)

In February of this year, we had the opportunity to review for our readers a product designed by Mantis Tech, an Illinois based small company. The company’s Mantis X Shooting Performance System was innovative and in fact unique on its … Continue reading

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Thermal Imaging–Eurosatory 2018 (Continued)

While at Eurosatory, I had the opportunity to meet Dr. Harry Schlemmer, Hensoldt, and Dr. Peter Bossdorf of Mittler Report Verlang GmbH at a meeting arranged by Carina Siegmund, Hensoldt, Communications Manager. The presentation, arranged by executives of Hensoldt marketing, … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT Showcases Portable Counter-UAV System-EUROSATORY 2018 (Continued)

“XpellerGear” also provides protection against radio-controlled bombs. Munich/Paris, 7 June 2018 – At Eurosatory, the international defense and securityexhibition in Paris, the sensor solutions provider HENSOLDT will be showcasing for the firsttime a portable version of its counter-UAV system Xpeller, … Continue reading

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HENSOLDT Establishes Footprint in France–EUROSATORY 2018 (Continued)

    Former Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security SAS becomes HENSOLDT France SAS Munich/Paris, 27 April 2018 – HENSOLDT completed yesterday the acquisition of Airbus DS Electronics and Border Security SAS, a France-based company which offers highly secure data … Continue reading

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PGZ SMALL ARMS–EUROSATORY 2018 (CONTINUED)

One of my objectives while at this year’s EUROSATORY was to spend some time with nondomestic small arms manufacturers. My first stop took me to the Polish Armaments Group (Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa). The PGZ is a Polish conglomerate made up … Continue reading

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24/7 IMAGING FROM PHOTONIS–EUROSATORY 2018 (Continued)

Netherland based PHOTONIS introduced the CNOD digital imaging Night Observation Device; developed in conjunction with Rochester Precision Optics. The CNOD can be handheld or weapon mounted to provide seamless day to night all digital (no imaging intensifier tube) imaging. CNOD … Continue reading

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EUROSATORY 2018 (CONTINUED)

  One of the more interesting technologies exhibited at EUROSATORY 2018, is a product offering from French designer STARNAV. The RAPACE system is far more than a bore sighting tool as explained by Anthony Candelot one of the company’s engineers. … Continue reading

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EUROSATORY 2018

EURSATORY is one of the world’s premier defense and security expositions. It’s held every other year in Paris, France, at Parc des Expositions Paris Nord Villepinte. This year the conference/exhibition brought together 1761 exhibitors and over 70,000 attendees. The United … Continue reading

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MIL SISTEMIKA AT EUROSATORY 2016

This young Slovenian company has some of the best situational awareness and COP software on the market, and they continue to make enhancements to include support for the Kestrel meters,  a variety of laser rangefinders, tagging and tracking, remote sensors … Continue reading

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EUROSATORY 2016 PHOTO GALLERY

 

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DEMONSTRATION DAY EUROSATORY 2016

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DAY ONE AT EUROSATORY 2016

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UNMANNED SYSTEMS, LIGHT AIRCRAFTS, HELICOPTERS AT EUROSATORY

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CBRN A MAJOR FOCUS AT EUROSATORY 2016

Reflecting the challenges facing governments and institutions in the face of increasing threats from global jihadism they focus on the very real possibility of chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear scenarios. That interest was reflected at Eurosatory 2016 in Paris. Technologies … Continue reading

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Finmeccanica SPYBALL-B and ASIO-B micro and mini UAVs

ASIO-B and SPYBALL-B UAVs are two very cool little UAS from Italian Manufacturer Finmeccanica. Since completion of development and testing these micro and mini UAVs have passed their factory acceptance tests, and are now headed to the Italian Army for … Continue reading

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Qioptiq GRIFFIN

UK based Qioptiq, launched GRIFFIN, a modular weapon mountable laser pointing and Illuminating device at Eurosatory 2014, in Paris. GRIFFIN incorporates a visible and IR laser designator, range finder and illumination in a Picatinny compliant package. Qioptiq describes GRIFFIN as … Continue reading

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Elbit Systems Adds New Capabilities To Its Line Of Long-Range Observation, Target Acquisition and Laser Designation Systems

I’ve been following Elbit Systems for a few years now and in that time, I’ve seen continuous innovation and refinement to a product line that ranks as one of the best in the world. At this year’s EUROSATORY, in Paris, … Continue reading

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TEK Military Seating LLP

  TEK Seating was formed 40 years ago by the Fleming family to support low to medium volume bus, coach, truck, agricultural, material handling, construction and specialist vehicle convertors (work vehicles) with OEM specification vehicle seating. Paul Fleming, MD, is … Continue reading

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Israel’s TAR Ideal Concepts Ltd.– Predator

Is this the warrior of the future or a clever trick to get you to stop at the exhibit. Whatever the intentions, you have to hand it to Israel’s TAR Ideal Concepts Ltd. for fresh ingenuity. TAR’s Predator garnered a … Continue reading

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FN Herstal Moves Closer To Integrating Weapon Mounted Systems With Modern Technology

Beretta is not the only major developer / manufacturer that is advancing weapon mounted systems integration via a powered rail with a high speed data buss. FH Herstal has got some serious plans for their highly regarded SCAR rifle. The … Continue reading

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Patria’s AMV (XP) Wheeled Armor Vehicle

Finland’s Patria is a well diversified multinational corporation that has built a reputation on its wheeled armored vehicle solutions, as personified by the 8 wheeler AMV (XP). The company is engaged in consulting, systems integration, life cycle support, mortar systems … Continue reading

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Russian Ka-52 Alligator Attack Helicopter

Characteristically Russian is the widespread use of coaxial counter rotating rotors to eliminate the stabilizing tail rotor. The Kamov Ka-52 replaces the obsolete Mi-24 Hind attack helicopters with a modern avionics and communications package that includes ISR capabilities as well … Continue reading

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BAE Systems CV90 Armadillo With Lemur Remote Weapon Station.

  BAE’s CV90 Armadillo is an impressive multirole battlespace vehicle delivering a high degree of survivability, mobility with tremendous payload capacity. This version features the BAE Lemur 30mm remote weapon station. Customer approval is so high that BAE is selling … Continue reading

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CZ P-09 and CZ 805 Bren

CZ 805 BREN in either its A1 (14” barrel) or A2 (11” barrel ) configurations is an impressive rifle. The system has a monolithic rail with configurable side rails at the 3 o’clock, 6 o’clock and 9 o’clock position. Operating … Continue reading

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FAMAS Alive and Well In 2014

Rumors about the demise of the venerable French FAMAS abound on the internet; however, at least with regards to the FELIN program, France’s FAMAS doesn’t appear to be going any time soon. Assuming the key drivers for deploying a bull-pup … Continue reading

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MBDA Missile Systems Mistral Surface To Air MANPAD

The Mistral is a flexible IR homing surface to air missile. It’s intended for use with a man portable launch unit but can be configured to mount on a vehicle or watercraft. It has a range of roughly 6km and … Continue reading

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French Sniper Platform a la FÉLIN

  French FRF2 sniper rifle with SWORD sniper optic that incorporates high magnification, laser range finding functionality and uncooled thermal imaging.

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EUROSATORY 2014 Comes To A Close

EUROSATORY is the largest military defense exhibition in the world. This year it was even larger with over 1500 exhibitors of which 70% are international firms. Every sector of the global defense industrial fabric is represented; attendees experienced everything from … Continue reading

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France’s FÉLIN Combat System

  FÉLIN (Fantassin à Équipement et Liaisons Intégrés) Integrated Infantryman Equipment and Communications). The French military is one of a few organizations to successfully integrate a number of technologies and weapon system to deliver a functional equivalent to the U.S. … Continue reading

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Concern Kalashnikov JSC

For the Kalashnikov fan, and I consider myself to be part of that group, Concern Kalashnikov’s exhibit was something to get moist over. Concern Kalashnikov, is part of the Rostec State Corporation, it was once know as Izhmash. Currently It … Continue reading

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Aimpoint Launches The Micro T-2 Sight

Aimpoint introduced its new Micro T-2 sight at Eurosatory 2014. The T-2 keeps the same compact form factor and mounting compatibility as the highly successful T-1 but that is where similarities end. The most important development in this new sight … Continue reading

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Beretta’s i-Protect System

i-Protect represents a state of the art digitization of the operator, his or her weapon system and geo referenced information to provide a more complete command and control picture down to the individual level. i-Protect requires the use of a … Continue reading

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Rippel Effect Systems AK-47 Upgrade Kit and UBL40 Grenade Launcher

Rippel Effect Systems is a South African OEM that’s been around for quite sometime, since 1995. The company develops grenade launchers, sights and an amazing upgrade kit for the Avtomat Kalashnikova. The upgrade kit can best be described as an … Continue reading

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MEPRO Meslas and LRF Modules

MEPRO has been steadily adding to its electro optical line with integrated targeting systems like its new MESLAS and the growing array of eye safe erbium glass LRF modules like its LRF-20-70. Of particular interest to our readers is the … Continue reading

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Raytheon’s Excalibur S Undergoes First Successful Live Fire Test

The Excalibur S is a 155mm munition with a dual guidance system. The variant is built on the highly effective Excalibur 155 mm projectile. The new munition is  GPS-guided ;with a new guidance and navigation unit (GNU) and a semi-active … Continue reading

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CAA Tactical Arms Introduces GSCR and GSC Shot Counters

CAA, an Israeli weapon accessories manufacturer introduced the Secubit GS-Counter. Secubit produces two models the GSC™ for Glock 17, Glock 18 or Glock 19 and the GSCR™ for Picatinny rail mount. The counter can record up to 500,000 rounds fired. … Continue reading

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